The first table below looks at the demand for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 508 379 469
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +90
Contract jobs citing STL 82 124 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.07% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 97 61
Average daily rate £600 £525 £529
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £382 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.80 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £59.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -18.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
STL
UK

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -69 68 £600 +12.41% 19
South East -9 11 £350 -15.15% 6
East of England - 2 - - 7
South West - 1 - - 14
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 163 (99.39%) C++
2 69 (42.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 62 (37.80%) UNIX
4 59 (35.98%) Windows
4 59 (35.98%) Multithreading
5 57 (34.76%) Linux
6 56 (34.15%) Oracle
7 55 (33.54%) Banking
8 54 (32.93%) SQL
9 53 (32.32%) Investment Banking
10 47 (28.66%) Front Office
11 46 (28.05%) Python
12 45 (27.44%) Perl
13 38 (23.17%) C#
14 32 (19.51%) XML
14 32 (19.51%) Derivative
15 31 (18.90%) OO
16 30 (18.29%) Monte Carlo Method
17 26 (15.85%) Finance
17 26 (15.85%) Shell Script
18 25 (15.24%) Fixed Income
19 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database
20 23 (14.02%) Degree
21 22 (13.41%) Credit Risk
22 21 (12.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 18 (10.98%) OLTP
23 18 (10.98%) Sybase
24 16 (9.76%) Software Engineering
25 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
26 14 (8.54%) Database Tuning

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.22%) MTS
2 1 (0.61%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.44%) Multicast
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) VoIP
3 1 (0.61%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.98%) OLTP
3 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.93%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.61%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.22%) VTune
3 2 (1.22%) Valgrind
3 2 (1.22%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Hudson
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (33.54%) Banking
2 53 (32.32%) Investment Banking
3 47 (28.66%) Front Office
4 26 (15.85%) Finance
5 4 (2.44%) Military
6 3 (1.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 148 (90.24%) Developer
2 139 (84.76%) C++ Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Senior Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Senior C++ Developer
4 12 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) UNIX Developer
5 11 (6.71%) Quantitative Developer
6 9 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (5.49%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 6 (3.66%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.05%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (2.44%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.44%) C# Developer
10 3 (1.83%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (1.83%) Front Office Developer
11 2 (1.22%) Programmer
11 2 (1.22%) Software Programmer
11 2 (1.22%) C Software Engineer
11 2 (1.22%) C++ Programmer
11 2 (1.22%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (42.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (19.51%) XML
3 8 (4.88%) .NET
3 8 (4.88%) ATL
4 7 (4.27%) MFC
5 6 (3.66%) FpML
6 4 (2.44%) Qt
7 3 (1.83%) COM
7 3 (1.83%) DCOM
8 2 (1.22%) Web Services
8 2 (1.22%) Rendezvous
8 2 (1.22%) Middleware
9 1 (0.61%) WinForms
9 1 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.61%) WCF
9 1 (0.61%) WPF
9 1 (0.61%) SOAP
9 1 (0.61%) HTML
9 1 (0.61%) SciPy
9 1 (0.61%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.51%) Derivative
2 25 (15.24%) Fixed Income
3 22 (13.41%) Credit Risk
4 21 (12.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (7.93%) Grid Computing
6 8 (4.88%) Market Risk
7 6 (3.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.05%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.22%) Robotics
10 2 (1.22%) Statistics
11 1 (0.61%) Equities
11 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.61%) SCADA
11 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.80%) UNIX
2 59 (35.98%) Windows
3 57 (34.76%) Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.98%) Multithreading
2 31 (18.90%) OO
3 30 (18.29%) Monte Carlo Method
4 16 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 14 (8.54%) Database Tuning
6 12 (7.32%) OOP
6 12 (7.32%) Analytics
7 11 (6.71%) UML
8 9 (5.49%) Low Latency
9 8 (4.88%) OOD
10 7 (4.27%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.66%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.66%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.66%) Validation
12 5 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (1.83%) Software Testing
13 3 (1.83%) Risk Management
13 3 (1.83%) RUP
13 3 (1.83%) Software Architecture
13 3 (1.83%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 163 (99.39%) C++
2 54 (32.93%) SQL
3 46 (28.05%) Python
4 45 (27.44%) Perl
5 38 (23.17%) C#
6 26 (15.85%) Shell Script
7 14 (8.54%) C
8 8 (4.88%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.88%) VBA
8 8 (4.88%) Java
9 6 (3.66%) VC++
10 5 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.22%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Degree
2 8 (4.88%) PhD
3 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.83%) MBA
5 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 56 (34.15%) Oracle
2 18 (10.98%) Sybase
3 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.88%) DataSynapse
5 4 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.22%) eSpeed
6 2 (1.22%) Google
6 2 (1.22%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.61%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.61%) Siemens
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